H.R. 2576: Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act

Introduced:

May 26, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 22, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 22, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-182

Sponsor:

John Shimkus

Representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 9, 2016
Length: 66 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act, and for other purposes.

Summary

The TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 would amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to expand the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency to evaluate and regulate toxic chemicals. It would give the EPA further authority to impose fees to regulate chemicals. The House Committee on Energy and Commerce gave this report of the bill upon its introduction on May 27 ...

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History

May 26, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 3, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 23, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 17, 2015
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 24, 2016
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Jun 7, 2016
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 22, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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